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People Analytics - Data Science & Reporting Analyst

The D. E. Shaw Group

Job Description


The D. E. Shaw group seeks a data science and reporting analyst to join its Human Capital Analytics and Products (HCAP) team. Members of HCAP are curators of employee data and leverage it to help answer strategic and operational talent questions for leaders across the business. This role offers the opportunity to work in an inclusive, engaging, and collaborative working environment.



You’ll help develop and build reporting solutions in new and existing tools to expand HCAP’s on-demand analytics portfolio and be responsible for building reports in a variety of tools (e.g., Python, Power BI). You’ll also have the opportunity to develop ETL pipelines, leadership-facing dashboards, and reporting products from the ground up. 



• Applicants will have a bachelor’s degree or higher and two to five years of relevant work experience working in an early career data science, data engineering, or BI analyst setting.

• Proficiency in using Python for data retrieval/transformation and interactive dashboard design is required.

• This person should have a passion for data wrangling and an eye for applying data visualization best practices to high-quality reporting products.

• Willingness to dive into details, collaborate effectively with teammates, and drive projects to completion is of the utmost importance. The ability to exercise extreme discretion with confidential information is also essential.

• An advanced working knowledge of Excel is also desired, as is experience with business intelligence programs (e.g., Power BI, Tableau).

• Individuals who possess a dedicated customer service mentality, excellent interpersonal communication skills, an ability to see how small details impact the bigger picture, and a knack for rapid problem solving are highly sought after.

• People analytics experience is preferred but not required.

• The expected annual base salary for this position is $115,000 to $175,000. Our compensation and benefits package includes variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire,  and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, 401k contribution matching, wellness reimbursement, family building benefits, and a charitable gift match program.


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The members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law. We are committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and are eager to hear from individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.

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Job Location
New York City
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Employment Type:
Full Time